Can I get libgstapp.a?

Stefan Sauer ensonic at
Sun Mar 4 08:36:34 PST 2012

On 03/03/2012 07:03 AM, Axe Effect powered by Chuck Norris wrote:
> Hi GStreamer users,
> I'm working in an OpenCV+Qt Linux program which I want to run it
> statically. Hence, I have had to compile or get all the dependent libs
> in its static form (.a file). And I've been able to do so except with
> 1 of the around 40 dependent libs there are in my project: libgstapp.
> To try to get the libgstapp.a file I downloaded
> gst-plugins-base-0.10.35.tar.bz2, unzip it, configure it with
> "./configure --enable-static", build it and install it. But when I
> check the lib folder where the files have been installed I can find
> all the .a files of each base plugin except that of libgstapp, which
> just has a .so file! Does this mean it's not possible to create a
> static library of libgstapp? Have I done something wrong? Is this a bug?

GStreamer is a plugin based framework. Using it as a static build is not
supported out of the box.


> I'd appreciate your help. :)
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